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Ara Institute of Canterbury
Job Category:
Canterbury - Christchurch
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
Posted Date:
Closing Date:
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BD Videographer 0372 pos 2720.pdf (PDF, 726KB)
Job Specification

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Job Description


City Campus, Madras Street

Full time/Permanent


  • Produce video content for varied audience
  • Comfortable engaging with people
  • Enhance the reach of Ara


Ara Institute of Canterbury is a vibrant and progressive tertiary institute providing world-class, tertiary-level education throughout the Canterbury and Waitaki region. Our talented staff, innovative business collaborators and supportive community partners are passionate about the role they play in our students' success.


The Role

Are you passionate about capturing life on camera? Is your mind bursting with original ideas and engaging ways to tell stories visually?  We're seeking an enthusiastic, resourceful and technically dexterous individual with a talent for video production to fill a key role within the marketing services team at Ara.  The position of Videographer offers the chance to be part of a solutions-focused team that works collaboratively to achieve results, and provides the opportunity be creative across a diverse range of topics and tasks.


Specifically, we're looking for someone who:

  • has proven experience creating engaging short-form video content from concept to completion
  • is confident, enthusiastic, engaging and highly motivated
  • is proactive with a high degree of initiative and a can-do, will-do attitude
  • can be an integral part of a highly-motivated team of creative individuals producing a large volume of work to a high standard
  • seeks to be creative, generate ideas and work collaboratively
  • has a minimum 2-3 years' experience in videography profession delivering engaging video material for a variety of media platforms



  • a high level of technical proficiency in operating audio-visual equipment, editing and post production and digital deliverables
  • excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills
  • the ability to prioritise workload and plan productions
  • attention to detail and accuracy
  • a full driver licence
  • a tertiary-level qualification in a related discipline is preferred



We offer a varied and interesting job where no two days are the same.  Work in a spacious shared office space in the central city within walking distance of cafes, shops and public transport, with a competitive package and encourage professional development and further training. You'll enjoy excellent employment conditions, a great central city location and access to modern on-site facilities including Gym/Recreation Centre with free staff yoga and group fitness sessions, Library, Visions on Campus Restaurant, two Childcare Centres and a Health Centre.


To Apply

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Applications close – Wednesday 23 May 2017

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